First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Borris

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

S is for sensible, the practical side.

Notable Persons Named Borris

Borris L. Miles is an insurance broker. Borris was born on October 29th, 1965 in Sunnyside, Houston.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Borris

Jeff Borris is a sports agent. Jeff was born on March 29th, 1962.


Karl was born on January 3rd, 1916 in Germany. He breathed his last breath on August 18th, 1981.


Ryan Borris is a sports team member for the Hurlford United F.C.


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Popularity of Borris as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Borris U.S.
  White 85.01% 64.26%
  African American 9.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.28% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Borris

People with the last name Borris are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Borris

  • How Popular is the name Borris? As a last name Borris was the 45,740th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Borris first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Borris is Sunday, October 11th, 1885.
  • How unique is the name Borris? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Borris. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Borris: Your name in reverse order is Sirrob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rosrib. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Borris? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 467 people with the last name Borris.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Borris? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Borris as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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